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Two Times the Stories (English y Español)

when: every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

where: Jefferson Branch Library, 2211 W. Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-6

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Kiddos can enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays in both English and Spanish at this Hora de cuentos bilingüe.

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See the Sea, Si?...
Aug 23 @ 9 a.m.South Bay ( map )
Start of ART Camp...
Aug 23 @ 10 a.m.West Los Angeles ( map )
Make Art with Artists and Their F...
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You’re a Good Man Charlie B...
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Saturday, August 23


See the Sea, Si?

when: Aug 23 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: South Bay, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, Ca

cost: $25-$28

ages: All Ages

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This is your chance to board a floating oceanography lab. This hands-on trip will be… read more
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Start of ART Camp

when: Jun 9, 2014 - Aug 29 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: West Los Angeles, 12217 Santa Monica Blvd. #203 LA 90025, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $85/day

ages: 5-12

the scoop:

A day of creative art camp for 5-12 years olds. Starting June 9 and running… read more

Make Art with Artists and Their Families

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 12 p.m.

where: Miracle Mile, LACMA, 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $25 one adult + one child

ages: 5 and up

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Join L.A.-based contemporary artists Glenn Kaino and Corey Lynn Calter and their daughters to explore the many possibilities of wax.… read more
Creating Arts Company proudly presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like “My New Philosophy” and promises to never yank the football away! Good grief Charlie Brown! This show is a Creating Arts Company signature mini-musical which is audience interactive, runs one hour and is recommended for children ages 3 and up. All children receive a toy musical instrument upon arrival an. This is a one hour and thirty minute interactive show that is fun for the entire family and recommended for ages 4 and up.

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

when: Aug 23 at 3 p.m.

where: Westside, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $12-$20

ages: 4 and up

the scoop:

This childhood favorite is for kids and parents alike. Dance and sing along with Snoopy,… read more

Shakespeare at the Old Zoo

when: Aug 23 at 7 p.m.

where: Griffith Park, Old Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

The Independent Shakespeare Company does shows every summer at the Old Zoo.  Here are some… read more

A Midsummer Nights Dream – Just For Your Kids

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Media Park, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

There are plenty of fabulous Shakespeare shows happening all over town this summer.  But if… read more
Celebrate the Beatles

The Beatles Storm The Bowl

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24 at 7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m.

where: Hollywood, Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $28-$75

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

How many parents bemoan the lack of Hollywood Bowl in their summer once kids make… read more
soap box derby

All American Soap Box Derby

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Race your own car or watch others race their own constructions.  A special track will… read more

Emperor’s New Close Encounters of The Third Kind

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Hillside Theater, 1600 Campus Rd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $7-$10

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its 19th year with a brand new… read more

“A Hard Day’s Night” Turns 50!

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 23 at Various times

where: Hollywood, New Beverly, 7165 W. Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles

cost: $8

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

“Can’t Buy Me Love,” “I Should Have Known Better,” and “If I Fell,”  they all… read more

Dodgers and Dogs with Pups at the Park

when: Aug 23 at 6:10 pm

where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $25 and up

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd…  You can get… read more
Meet author Dr. Sanji English and Wilma Wildhair at a fun-filled ice cream social and book signing. Purchase a copy of "Oh How I Hate Picture Day!" and receive a free ice cream scoop of your choice for the first 100 guests.

Make 5 Minute Ice Cream

when: Aug 23 at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m.

where: Columbia Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way,, Downey, Ca

cost: $5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Saturday’s at the Columbia Memorial Space Center are for family science experiments – and this… read more

Much Ado About Shakespeare, Er, Nothing

when: Aug 23 at Check times

where: Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, Ca

cost: $10-$37

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

The course of love may not always be easy, but it is pretty darn funny… read more
Join us for an afternoon of crafting, sewing and sewcializing inspired by Alfalfa Jones’s popular workshop Flip That Dress! Bring an old garment to recycle, remix, remake into something new! Flip that dress into something slinky, turn that skirt into comfy lounge-shorts, transform that scarf into a decorative throw pillow… Ms. Jones will be on site as a creativity coach. Light bites, smooth tunes, raffle prizes and a runway (to strut your creative stuff) await. Check out the L.A. Sewcial Club Pinterest board for inspiration! What to bring: *A garment or item (fabric, dress, t-shirt, shoe, tote, etc.) to bedazzle, shred, recycle, remix, remake…transform into something fabulous! *sewing machine (if you have one and want to bring it) we will have a few loaners on site *scissors (if you have) *decorative items from your personal arsenal (trim, notions, thread, etc.) that you want to use or trade What we’ll have on site (in limited quantity): *several loaner sewing machines *scissors *thread *measuring tape *decorative items/trim

Bedazzle, Remix & Recycle

when: Aug 23 at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Downtown, Maker City LA, 1933 S. Broadway, 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA

cost: $10 adults, free kids under 12

ages: 5 and up

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TIme for an afternoon of crafting, sewing and sewcializing! Bring an old garment to recycle,… read more

It’s A Party, Fiesta La Ballona

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24 at Various times

where: Veteran's Park, Culver Blvd. & Overland Ave., Culver City, Ca

cost: Free Admission

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Start with free admission and free parking. Throw in tons of live music, carnival rides… read more
cardboard yacht

Cardboard Yacht Regatta

when: Aug 23 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Westside, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $15 per yacht, Free to watch

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Get out Miffy’s topsiders, and Buddy’s polo shirts, it’s time for the regatta, darling…  Actually,… read more

reDiscover Your Creative Side (For Kids!)

when: every Saturday at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: reDiscover , 12958 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Stop by on Saturday mornings at the reDiscover Center Open Studio to create an art… read more

As You Wish, It’s “The Princess Bride”

when: Aug 23 at 8 p.m.

where: La Cienega Park, 325 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8-$20

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

Let’s not admit that we all saw this in the theater when it first came… read more

Polo Match at Will Rogers

when: Aug 23 at Sat at 2 p.m., Sun at 10 a.m.

where: Westside, Will Rogers State Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd., Pacific Palisades, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Have your kids ever seen the “Game of Kings” played live?  It’s majestic and relaxing… read more
3 Little Pigs

It’s Barnyard Madness With The 3 Little Pigs

when: Aug 23 at Sat at 2 p.m., Sun at 12:30 p.m.

where: Westside, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $10.50-$12.50

ages: 2 and up

the scoop:

A zany Country and Western romp following the romantic antics and showbiz aspirations of the… read more
Dinosaur exhibition and dinosaur themed activity center

Walk With Dinos at Wonder of Dinosaurs

when: every Saturday at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Paseo Colorado, 400 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, Ca

cost: $7.95-$15.95

ages: 2-12

the scoop:

Wonder of Dinosaurs features museum quality robotic and static dinosaurs. Our dinosaurs are beautifully displayed… read more
faery hunt

Attend a Faery Show and Birthday Party

when: Aug 23 at 10:30 a.m.

where: Griffith Park, Fern Dell Park, 2333 Fern Dell Place, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $15-$25

ages: 2-8

the scoop:

Parents and pixies alike will lose themselves in the sense of adventure that comprise the… read more

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